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Study shows coronavirus thrives in dry air with low humidity – News-Medical.Net

A new study by researchers from the University of Sydney and the Fudan University School of Public Health in Shanghai suggests that low humidity increases the risk of spreading the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

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Viral infections like influenza or flu are seasonal, and the common cold is more likely in winter. Now, scientists wonder if the novel coronavirus spreads more easily under specific climatic conditions.
A new study by researchers from the University of Sydney and the Fudan University School of Public Health in Shanghai suggests that low humidity increases the risk of spreading the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
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